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The 'Shadowlands' Of Southeast Asia's Illicit Networks: Meth, Dancing Queens And More

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Tourists walk along a beach in Malay town, on the Philippine island Boracay, last week. President Duterte's decision to close Boracay has rocked the island. The Philippines is set to deploy hundreds of riot police to keep travelers out and head off potential protests before its six-month closure to tourists. STR/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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As Philippines Shuts Down A Popular Tourist Island, Residents Fear For Their Future

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Smoke billows from the Marawi city center after an air attack by Philippine government troops on May 30. Philippine government troops have been battling ISIS-linked militants. Jes Aznar/Getty Images hide caption

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Laotian Gen. Vang Pao, seen here calling in air strikes against suspected Communist positions from the Long Cheng Command Post in January 1972, led an army of Hmong tribesmen to fight against Communist insurgents backed by the North Vietnamese. A CIA-led effort that started in 1961 tried to help him in that fight. Bettmann/Bettmann Archive hide caption

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Donald Trump appeared with Setya Novanto, then speaker of the House of Representatives of Indonesia, at Trump Tower in New York in September 2015. Novanto resigned from his political post in December 2015 after corruption accusations. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Trump Business Deals In Southeast Asia Raise Conflict Of Interest Concerns

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A government worker sprays mosquito insecticide fog in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, earlier this month to block the spread of Zika. The U.S. CDC advises pregnant women to reconsider plans to travel to Malaysia and 10 other countries because of the virus. Joshua Paul/AP hide caption

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Pregnant Women Should Consider Not Traveling To Southeast Asia

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A pest control worker fumigates a school classroom in Kuala Lumpur on Sept. 4. Malaysia reported its first locally transmitted Zika case on Sept. 3. Mohd Rasfan /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Does Asia Have A Secret Weapon Against Zika?

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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak waves the Malaysian flag during National Day celebrations on Aug. 31. He has faced widespread criticism and protests over allegations that huge sums disappeared from a government-owned investment fund. Joshua Paul/AP hide caption

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Malaysian Leader Faces Corruption Scandal As He Prepares To Meet Obama

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The crowd cheers as Singapore's former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew (center) arrives at the Marina Bay Floating Platform for the annual National Day Parade celebrations in Singapore on Aug. 9, 2012. Calvin Wong/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Founding Father Of Modern Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew, Dies At 91

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